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Nurse Practitioner:
doi: 10.1097/01.NPR.0000433074.22398.e2
Feature: CE Connection: OBESITY

Implementing family-based childhood obesity interventions

Sorg, Margaret J. MS, RN; Yehle, Karen S. PhD, MS, RN; Coddington, Jennifer A. DNP, MSN, RN, CPNP; Ahmed, Azza H. DNSc, RN, IBCLC, PNP

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Abstract: Family-based interventions have been effective in managing childhood obesity, and pediatric nurse practitioners (PNPs) are positioned to provide obesity interventions in both patient and family primary care settings. The purpose of this article is to guide the PNP in implementing family-based childhood obesity interventions, including identification, diagnostic evaluation, and management

© 2013 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins


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